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Changes to the National Docent Symposium Council Kaleidoscope

ndsclogo blk-Small-ReadyFor a number of years the National Docent Symposium Council published a bi-annual newsletter on its original website.  It is our intention to post new articles regularly on this new website and, therefore, the Kaleidoscope will no longer exist.

Back issues of our newsletter contain articles which still provide interesting and valuable information for both new and experienced docents. We have, therefore, archived the Kaleidoscope issues and they are available to you.  In order to make it easier for you to find the issue you want, here is a list of featured articles and their dates. If you click on the article that interests you, you can download the appropriate Kaleidoscope issue.



 Summer 2011 - Where There's A Will, There's A Way:


Other Stories:

Docent Profile: Sybil Williamson
Eight Docents Awarded NDS Scholarships
Planning Stories from Toronto
Trip of a Lifetime; India Travels from Rena Minisi
New Crystal Bridges Museum to open 11/11/11 


Spring 2010- Peer Review: {phocadownload view=file|id=16|target=s}

Other Stories:

Volunteer Recognition
Kaleidoscope Asks
Docent Profile: Gin Wachter 

Winter 2010 - Community Artreach: High Tech Connections in the Schools - {phocadownload view=file|id=15|target=s}

Other Stories:

National Building Museum Trains Junior Docents
Docent Profile: Doug Hearle 


Summer 2009 - What is a NDSC Director?: {phocadownload view=file|id=19|target=s}

Other Stories:

Now is the Time
Exploring Outreach
Providence Preservation
Welcome to Ringling
A Diversity of Experience
Preschool of Past Times 


Fall 2008- What is a Docent?  {phocadownload view=file|id=12|target=s} 

Other Stories:

What’s In It for Us
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What is a NDSC Director
Docents at the FryeBook Reviews
Special Review
Docents Are Special
2007 Memories


Spring 2007- A Staff Member Discusses Docent Training: {phocadownload view=file|id=21|target=s} 

Other Stories:

What are Inquiry Boxes
What Docents are Reading
Recipe for Success
AAMV Letter
Sustaining Docent and Volunteer Programs with Online Recruiting and Recognition Progras
Dealing with Large Numbers of Docents

Winter 2007- How Docents Are Affected During A Blockbuster: {phocadownload view=file|id=20|target=s}

Other Stories:

A Tale of Two Museums
What Docents are Reading
Docents Do'ins at the Phippen Museum
AAMV Letter 


 Spring 2006: Tips For Docents from the "Docent Handbook": {phocadownload view=file|id=22|target=s}

Other Stories:

Museum Expansions and Docents
Docents at a Natural History Museum
Increasing Your Volunteer Staff
What to Expect at a Symposium



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